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. the national institutes of health says former nfl linebacker junior seau had a degenerative brain disease linked to multiple head traumas when he committed suicide last spring. seau is the latest professional football player to be linked to a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte. the findings could mean more trouble for the nfl, which is facing lawsuits involving some 2,000 players, claiming the nfl deliberately hid the dangers of head trauma. >> cnn has now confirmed the death of nfl superstar junior seau. >> reporter: on the second day of may last year, junior seau texted his ex-wife and children, "i love you," pointed a gun at his chest, and pulled the trigger. friends and family were left devastated, searching for answers. >> i don't understand who would do this to my son, but i pray to god, please, take me! take me. leave my son! but it's too late! >> reporter: when they learned the 20-year nfl football veteran took his own life, the primary question became, why? close friend marcus wiley spoke to espn shortly after his death. >> we were there for you, man. like,
about sports and sports injuries. in the nfl especially. remember junior seau last year who took his own life. he shot himself in the chest because he wanted his brain to be studied. the doctors looked at his brain and told the family and they report this morning that his brain did test positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte repeated blows to the head and head injuries that can lead to dementia, memory loss. it is a problem that's plagued a lot of former nfl players. this is the issue that the nfl has to address when we talk about helmet to helmet blows and the sort of violent nature of the nfl. >> bill: so much evidence of this. i think dave zirin told us there are 9,000 lawsuits. phenomenal number. >> peter: one big lawsuit with several former players injuries lead -- brain injuries are leading to major problems. which leads us to this story. virginia commonwealth university did a study and looked at how we, as a nation, are doing in the health department. >> bill: this is stunning. >> peter: turns out we're not doing so great. americans die sooner and experience higher r
during college football games, during nfl playoff games, on news networks, even including this one. it is a two-week tv campaign for the insurance giant to not only show gratitude but maybe rebuild their image a bit, after one of the biggest and most wildly unpopular bailouts of all time. so how is it going so far? well, half way into the public relations endeavor, indebted for us all for saving them from financial ruin, well, this is how it is going. thank you, america, now we may sue you to try to squeeze some more cash out of you. the board of aig looking into a lawsuit on behalf of shareholders. the lawsuit contends the taxpayers' rescue of the company cheated shareholders and violated their rights. in a statement today, aig said the board will make a decision in the next several weeks. the white house has declined to comment on the issue saying the lawsuit is still pending. but we do have this. we do have a comment from the person president obama tasked with inventing an entirely new government agency to protect us all from predators and negligent companies in the financial se
on the ground. eddie lacey scored two touchdowns. the junior running back could be the nfl first rounder if he declares for the draft. are you listening, detroit lions? this is the seventh straight championship for an s.e.c. team. david mattingly is sitting right here, alabama alum. you're a happy boy, aren't you? >> oh, yeah. roll tide. >>> we'll have a live report in the next hour. >>> the results of rg3's mri were inconclusive, so the redskins quarterback will be examined by dr. james andrews. he's the orthopedist for sports stars. he reinjured a knee during the playoff loss to seattle. >>> watch this ballots in the middle of your screen. carmelo anthony and boston's kevin garnett go at it. during the fourth quarter of last night's game. the two were still jawing at each other as they headed down the court. melo's poor shooting night may gotten to him. he may face a suspension from the league. >>> the next hour of "cnn newsroom" right now. >>> gabby giffords, the nation marveled at her recovery from a gunman's killing spree. today he launches a new fight. will americans embrace her initiati
cockroaches, the kardashian family, and cuban dictator fidel castro. who ranks higher? donald trump, those nfl replacement refs, wow, and the nation of france. the survey was conducted just a few days ago. >> and they also rank lower than colonoscopies and gonorrhea. >> wow. gonorrhea is more favorable than congress. wow, wow, wow. >> how about that? >> i have nothing left to say. let's just continue. speaks for itself. safety first. >>> well, president obama's upcoming inaugural ceremony will feature some of america's most popular musical performers. how about beyonce, kelly clarkson, and james taylor? they'll be front and center when the president and vice president are sworn in january 21st. >>> disgraced cyclist legend lance armstrong is ready to face questions about doping allegations head on. armstrong is giving an exclusive tell-all interview to oprah winfrey. his first since being stripped of all seven of his tour de france titles. the interview, which will air next week on winfrey's own network comes amid reports that armstrong has been considering admitting the use of performance enh
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